August 1-10

August 1
August 1, 1901 Lindley Bothwell born
August 1, 1914 Ralph Mulford won the Galveston Race 2 at Galveston
August 1, 1949 Jeff Bloom born
August 1, 1959 Jean Behra died
August 1, 1959 Ivor Bueb died
August 1, 1963 Vic Nauman died
August 1, 1965 Johnny Rutherford won the Atlanta Championship 250 at Atlanta
August 1, 1976 A. J. Foyt won the Texas 150 at TWS
August 1, 1982 Jim Hickman died
August 1, 1982 Tom Sneva won the Provimi Veal Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 1, 1983 Pippa Mann born
August 1, 1988 Sheldon Kinser died
August 1, 1993 Nigel Mansell won the Marlboro 500 at MIS
August 1, 1998 Len Duncan died
August 1, 1999 Tommy Hinnershitz died
August 1, 1999 Greg Ray won the MBNA Mid-Atlantic 200 at Dover
August 1, 2004 Buddy Rice won the Michigan Indy 400 at MIS
August 1, 2009 Ryan Briscoe won the Meijer Indy 300 Presented by Red Baron and Edy's at Sparta
August 2
August 2, 1890 Joe Thomas born
August 2, 1897 Deacon Litz born
August 2, 1919 Jap Clemens died
August 2, 1974 W. Douglas Hawkes died
August 2, 1986 Johnny Rutherford won the Michigan 500 at MIS
August 2, 1987 Michael Andretti won the Marlboro 500 at MIS
August 2, 1992 Scott Goodyear won the Marlboro 500 at MIS
August 2, 2015 Graham Rahal won the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio
August 3
August 3, 1884 Georges Boillot born
August 3, 1899 Louis Chiron born
August 3, 1914 Ralph Mulford won the Galveston Race 3 at Galveston
August 3, 1923 Leon Clum born
August 3, 1946 Bill Holland won the Washington Race at Washington
August 3, 1958 Peter Collins died
August 3, 1966 Greg Ray born
August 3, 1971 Patrick Carpentier born
August 3, 1980 Bobby Unser won the Kent Oil 150 at Watkins Glen
August 3, 2003 Bruno Junqueira won the Mario Andretti Grand Prix at Road America Presented by Briggs & Stratton at Elkhart Lake
August 3, 2014 Scott Dixon won the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio
August 3, 2016 Chris Amon died
August 4
August 4, 1879 Joe Nikrent born
August 4, 1884 Milton Jones born
August 4, 1901 Bon MacDougall born
August 4, 1903 Tony Gulotta born
August 4, 1917 John Fitch born
August 4, 1932 Joe Leonard born
August 4, 1946 George Robson won the Powell Race 2 at Powell
August 4, 1954 Harry Hunt died
August 4, 1956 Jimmy Schoemaker died
August 4, 1962 Kenji Momota born
August 4, 1967 Niclas Jönsson born
August 4, 1968 Mario Andretti won the St. Jovite Heat 1 at St. Jovite
August 4, 1968 Mario Andretti won the St. Jovite Heat 2 at St. Jovite
August 4, 1978 Kurt Busch born
August 4, 1985 Jacques Villeneuve (I) won the Provimi Veal 200 at Elkhart Lake
August 4, 1987 James Jakes born
August 4, 1991 Rick Mears won the Marlboro 500 at MIS
August 4, 2008 Greg Weld died
August 4, 2013 Charlie Kimball won the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio
August 5
August 5, 1900 George Fernic born
August 5, 1916 Eddie Rickenbacker won the Montamarathon/Potlach Trophy Race at Tacoma
August 5, 1930 Richie Ginther born
August 5, 1936 Gordon Johncock born
August 5, 1970 Jerry Titus died
August 5, 1973 Laurent Rédon born
August 5, 1976 Jeff Simmons born
August 5, 1979 Bobby Unser won the Kent Oil 150 at Watkins Glen
August 5, 1984 Mario Andretti won the Provimi Veal 200 at Elkhart Lake
August 5, 1990 Al Unser, Jr. won the Marlboro 500 at MIS
August 5, 1991 Esteban Gutiérrez born
August 5, 2007 Tony Kanaan won the Firestone Indy 400 at MIS
August 5, 2012 Scott Dixon won the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio
August 6
August 6, 1889 Harry Knight born
August 6, 1905 Oscar Ridlon born
August 6, 1922 Frank Elliott won the Cotati Race 3 at Cotati
August 6, 1922 Frank Elliott won the Cotati Race 4 at Cotati
August 6, 1929 Cliff Spalding born
August 6, 1932 Ken Rawlings died
August 6, 1950 Pete McKeone died
August 6, 1967 Mario Andretti won the Labatt Indy Heat 1 at St. Jovite
August 6, 1967 Mario Andretti won the Labatt Indy Heat 2 at St. Jovite
August 6, 1978 A. J. Foyt won the Texas Grand Prix at TWS
August 6, 1989 Michael Andretti won the Marlboro 500 at MIS
August 6, 2002 Jim Crawford died
August 7
August 7, 1884 Lewis Strang born
August 7, 1915 Joe Cooper died
August 7, 1915 Ralph Mulford won the Des Moines Race at Des Moines
August 7, 1915 Dario Resta won the Challenge Cup Match Race at Chicago
August 7, 1926 Lou Fink died
August 7, 1959 John Brooks born
August 7, 1965 Eddie Miller died
August 7, 1966 Roger McCluskey won the Langhorne 150 at Langhorne
August 7, 1988 Danny Sullivan won the Marlboro 500 at MIS
August 7, 2011 Scott Dixon won the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio
August 7, 2016 Bryan Clauson died
August 8
August 8, 1891 André Boillot born
August 8, 1904 Achille Varzi born
August 8, 1905 Webb Jay won the Grosse Point Race at Grosse Point
August 8, 1929 Jimmy Davies born
August 8, 1951 Gary Gray born
August 8, 1953 Nigel Mansell born
August 8, 1955 Michael Roe born
August 8, 1962 Don Davis died
August 8, 1965 Jim McElreath won the Langhorne 125 at Langhorne
August 8, 1993 Nigel Mansell won the New England 200 at Loudon
August 8, 1999 Dario Franchitti won the Tenneco Automotive Grand Prix at Detroit
August 8, 2004 Alex Tagliani won the Champ Car Grand Prix of Road America Presented by the Chicago Tribune at Elkhart Lake
August 8, 2009 Billy Wilkerson died
August 8, 2010 Dario Franchitti won the Honda Indy 200 Presented by Westfield Insurance at Mid-Ohio
August 9
August 9, 1882 Willie Knipper born
August 9, 1885 Elmer Ray born
August 9, 1892 Fred Harder born
August 9, 1913 Earl Cooper won the Santa Monica Road Race at Santa Monica
August 9, 1925 Len Sutton born
August 9, 1956 Ab Jenkins died
August 9, 1985 Luca Filippi born
August 9, 1992 Emerson Fittipaldi won the Budweiser Grand Prix of Cleveland at Cleveland
August 9, 1998 Adrián Fernández won the Miller Lite 200 at Mid-Ohio
August 9, 2000 Jack Etheridge died
August 9, 2008 Scott Dixon won the Meijer Indy 300 Presented by Pepsi and Edy's at Sparta
August 9, 2009 Scott Dixon won the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Presented by Westfield Insurance at Mid-Ohio
August 9, 2016 Bill Alsup died
August 10
August 10, 1906 Harold Shaw born
August 10, 1922 Ed Schillo died
August 10, 1946 Bill Holland won the Batavia Race at Batavia
August 10, 1954 Bruce Denslow died
August 10, 1965 Denny Hickey died
August 10, 1980 Johnny Rutherford won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 10, 1997 Alex Zanardi won the Miller 200 at Mid-Ohio
August 10, 2003 Paul Tracy won the Champ Car Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio
August 10, 2003 Helio Castroneves won the Emerson Indy 250 at Gateway
August 10, 2008 Johnny Kay died

 

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